Each week KSR’s Funkhouser collects the best of pop culture. The Entertation Index collects the best of the week for your consumption.
Dogs, Reservoir — For some good reading for a break from the Inauguration festivities today, here’s a unique take on Quentin Tarantino’s 25 year-old Reservoir Dogs which posits that the film — long thought an exercise in the glorification of violence — is in fact a cleverly subversive film about how killers should, in fact, be killed themselves. Check it out.
Link: Why Reservoir Dogs is Really an Anti-Violence Film
Down, Three Doors — The hit early 2000’s band and purveyor of such hits as “Kryptonite” and “Kryptonite” saw a sales bump last night after performing at president elect Donald Trump’s inauguration kick-off. As you can see from their upcoming schedule, things are really turning around for Three Doors Down.
Link: Three Doors Down Sees Brief Sales Bump After Performing at Donald Trump’s Inaugural Show (h/t @mattyglesias)
Gaga, Lady — People Magazine breaks down everything we know about Lady Gaga’s upcoming Super Bowl Halftime Show, from her inspirations to what she might perform. Because if there’s one thing professional football fans demand, it’s MORE LADY GAGA.
Link: Everything We Know About Lady Gaga’s Super Bowl Performance
Poop Emoji — Folks, we’ve officially reached the bottom of the bag in terms of film ideas, with The Emoji Movie to premiere sometime in 2017 for children. In it, Sir Patrick Stewart will play the illustrious role of “poop emoji,” sure to turn the heads of Oscar voters next year. Other cast members include Julianne Moore in a stunning dual role as “dancing cat ladies,” Bradley Cooper as “water/rain droplets” and Dame Judi Dench as the Australian Flag.
Link: Sir Patrick Stewart Scoops Up Poop Emoji Role in “Emoji Movie”
Punk’d — Sure, you all remember when Zach Braff’s porsche got spray-painted with graffiti while he was in the liquor store (do you?), or when George Lopez was hilariously told his sewer line needed repair (hahahahaha OMG), but did you know Serena Williams pursued a fake-abducted infant down the interstate in her car? Or that someone unrelated to Punk’d pulled a gun on Hillary Duff during a prank? No matter what you feel about the show, some interesting tidbits here.
Link: The Wild and Sometimes Frightening World of Punk’d
Sherlock — Britain’s Digital Spy website breaks down the season (series?) finale of the BBC’s wildly loved series Sherlock, accurately pinpointing eighteen unanswered of the final episode. The biggest surprise of all being, of course, that Digital Spy only found eighteen unanswered questions in that hot mess.
Link: Eighteen Unanswered Questions and Plot Holes After Watching Sherlock’s Finale
Trump, President Donald — On the eve of the presidential inauguration concert, which featured patriotic country singer Toby Keith and soul singer Sam Moore, (now) President Donald J. Trump took the mic to tell the crowd “You’re not forgotten anymore. You’re not forgotten any more.” The crowd cheered as somewhere, quietly off in the darkened wings, a teary-eyed Three Doors down fist-pumped in unison victoriously.
Link: Trump Addresses Inaugural Concert Crowd